IL HB0234 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 26 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-23 - Assigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
Pending: House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
Hearing: Mar 10 @ 8:30 am in Virtual Room 1
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, every public high school may include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on media literacy; defines "media literacy". Provides requirements for the unit of instruction. Provides that the State Superintendent of Education may prepare and make available to school boards instructional materials that may be used as guidelines for the unit of instruction. Effective immediately.

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2021-02-23HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
2021-02-16HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2021-01-29HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading
2021-01-26HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105527-20.08New CodeSee Bill Text

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